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As I write this, Tropical Storm Isaac is barreling down upon the Gulf Coast and it’s expected to make landfall sometime Tuesday evening/Wednesday morning right over Plaquemines Parish and pushing into the Greater New Orleans area. This will be the fourteenth storm I’ve been affected by and, if it becomes a hurricane, it will […]
Sorry for the delay in getting anything out. I’ve been working for the past week on one big Arsenal-themed blog post that I just couldn’t bring together. So I shelved it. I started on the next “My Favorite Episodes” piece and got a third of the way in before I realized that I didn’t want […]
Back again with the quickness, the Premier League is set to return this Saturday, August 18th. And if it feels like they just ended, then you haven’t sweated the summer. I’m sure the Euros and the Olympics helped to calm the DTs of footie fans around the globe, but there’s nothing like the real thing. […]
If you were like me, you likely spent most of last Sunday night/Monday morning watching the feed from the Jet Propulsion Laboratories as they (and we) sweated out the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory AKA the Mars Curiosity Rover. While some may consider putting another robot on Mars normal, consider that statement: Humans put […]
If you haven’t done so, please read Part 1 of this review here. If you have, then thank you. And onto the second half of this review. Once again, I reiterate that SPOILERS WARNING! from Part 1. So, without further ado… How do you overcome tragedy? Tragedy is a fact of life. It’s something we […]
OK, before I begin this, two quick announcements: 1. This is going to be Part 1 of 2. I’m splitting the review of this movie to discuss the specific points this movie brings up here and leave the larger themes of the overall trilogy for Part 2. Otherwise, this would get out of hand. 2. […]